Home away from home

A new survey has found that static caravan owners treat their holiday property like their bricks and mortar home when it comes to creature comforts.

A quarter (25%) of those who took part in the poll said they’d upgraded their static home during 2012 to benefit from central heating and double glazing.

In fact, a thorough heating system was a bigger draw than price, size or layout when it came to reasons for part exchanging their static caravan in favour of a newer model.

This may, in part, be due to the poor weather that has affected the UK this year, with brief sunny spells contrasted by cold snaps, heavy storms and snowfall.

“The unfortunate fact of life in England is that it’s not always warm – even in the summer,” remarked Sarah Vernon, spokesperson for the company that undertook the study.

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